Membership reports

The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential new future...
Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2015. The 2015 Report features comment from our Chair, Honorary Secretary and CEO. Read about...
The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential new future...
Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2014. The 2014 Report features comment from our Chair, Honorary Secretary and CEO. Read about...

Environmental Science Sector Reports

The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. One of the most effective ways this can be...
This guide presents the current situation regarding parental leave and the statutory requirements for employers and acts as a best practice guide. The report provides recommendations for employers...
The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. Influencing the European Union is one of the best...
An updated version of our 2012 publication, the purpose of this document is to bring together a list of available funding streams for research, careers or projects in the environmental sciences. This...

Guidance

Air quality professionals are frequently required to assess dust impacts from mineral sites, particularly as part of the planning process, and there is currently little government guidance on how...

Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) and the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) have produced this guidance to ensure that air quality is adequately considered in the land-use...

Odour is an issue that air quality professionals are frequently required to assess, particularly in respect to planning. Odour impacts may be assessed when considering a planning application  for...

Emissions of dust to air can occur during the preparation of the land (e.g. demolition, land clearing, and earth moving), and during construction. Emissions can vary substantially from...

Forthcoming publications

They walk among us: Citizen Science

This issue of the environmental SCIENTIST seeks to showcase some of the exciting citizen science projects being carried out by environmental scientists around the world, and looks into the future, asking where next for this form of science, as well as addressing the debates its rise has sparked, around the quality of these datasets, and whether citizen science is really useful..
Due to be published in August

Salary Survey 2016

This definitive guide shows how salaries in the sector have changed, looking at differences in pay across sectors, job positions, ages and gender.
Due to be published in September

Poll

What impact do you think the UK's decision to leave the EU will have on environmental protection?

Latest book review

My review copy of the Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services landed on the doormat...